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Lab Assistant - Specimen Distribution MN

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Rochester
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


The Specimen Distribution Team - Mayo Collaborative Services (MCS) has an opening for a laboratory assistant. As a laboratory assistant you will be a member of an agile team, responsible for preparation, documentation, and shipping. You will actively partner with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Additional responsibilities include clerical and processing duties, maintaining inventory supply, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, and cleaning.

This position is located at the Superior Drive Support Center and parking is available.

Visit the Clinical Labs career site to watch a brief video of Danielle discussing her role as a Lab Assistant at Mayo Clinic.

*Individuals hired to this position are required to complete 2 years in this position before becoming eligible to transfer to other positions within Mayo Clinic.

**This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.


You must have a high school diploma or equivalent to be considered for this position.

Additional Qualifications

All applicants must attach a cover letter and resume to their application to be considered for this position.
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology/Mayo Collaborative Services (DLMP/MCS) employees that have been in their current lab/position for less than 2 years must attach an early release approval from their supervisor.
Internal applicants must attach their 3 most recent performance appraisals.
Knowledge of laboratory functions and medical terminology preferred.
Science background preferred.
1-2 years medical experience preferred.
Ability to stay organized, prioritize, and shift gears in a busy environment.
Conscientious of details and strict safety requirements for handling chemicals, reagents, and infectious agents.
Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Experienced with computers, keyboarding, and telephone operations.

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

Required education, experience, tenure, and internal equity will be considered when job offers are extended. The pay range for Laboratory Assistant is $17.20 - $23.09 per hour.

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details


Weekend Schedule


International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Laura Heyde

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Lab Assistant - Specimen Distribution MN, Professions , Rochester, Minnesota

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